Legal Articles

The information you obtain on the League’s website is general in nature and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as and should not be construed as legal advice. Moreover, it is not a substitute for legal advice. While the League’s attorneys are a general resource for our member municipalities, we do not represent any municipalities. Please consult your municipal attorney for matters specifically pertaining to your municipality.

The Legal Articles are published in the League's The Municipality magazine as indicated. 

  1. Land Use Decisions and the Rule Of Law

    Powers of Municipalities 941, April 2021 by Matthew Dregne, Partner, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP Read the article...
  2. Discretionary Immunity in Slip and Fall Case

    Liability 439, February 2021 by Attorneys Ted Waskowski and Kyle W. Engelke, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP Read the article...
  3. Qualified Immunity Acknowledges Legal Realities

    Liability 438, January 2021 by Kail Decker, City Attorney and Patrick Mitchell, Chief of Police, City of West Allis Read the article...
  4. Enforcing Seasonal Weight Limitation Ordinances

    Traffic Regulation 432, December 2020 by Attorneys E. Joseph Kershek and Kimberly Kershek Read the article...
  5. “This Is Not My Beautiful House…” (Strategies for Dealing with Dilapidated Properties)

    Nuisances 161, December 2020 by Attorney Nathan Bayer, Crivello Carlson s.c. Read the article...
  6. Garbage Collection and Recycling FAQs

    Sanitation 30, December 2020 by Curt Witynski, Deputy Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Read the article...
  7. Apartment Inspection and Landlord Registration Programs

    Powers of Municipalities 940, November 2020 by Curt Witynski, JD, Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Read the article...
  8. After State Interference, Financial Incentives Encourage Employee Residency

    Employees 367, November 2020 by Curt Witynski, JD, Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Read the article...
  9. Funding Streets Through Transportation Utility Fees

    Powers of Municipalities 939, September 2020 by Curt Witynski, J.D., Deputy Executive Director, Claire Silverman, Legal Counsel, Maria Davis, Assistant Legal Counsel, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Read the article...
  10. Oversight of Municipal Police Departments in Wisconsin

    Police 314, August 2020 by Claire Silverman, Legal Counsel, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Read the article...
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